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Winners of Havering’s most prestigious event – Havering Business Awards 2017/18

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Published: Tuesday, 13 February 2018

There was glitter and glamour as Havering celebrated the achievements of local businesses at the borough’s biggest business event, which showcased local achievement last week at CEME, Rainham.

Havering Business Awards 2017/18  took place on Thursday 8 February, with over 60 business entries and 21 finalists competing for eight awards. The Mayor of Havering, politicians and media representatives attended to celebrate business community in Havering, and inspire each other for an evening of entertainment and success.

The event, which was hosted by Time 107.5 FM’s Mark Dover, saw eight awards presented to businesses and business people for all their hard work and contribution to Havering’s economy. The Business of the Year Award, which was selected from the winners of each category, was presented to The STC Group - a specialist training and employment company.

Jean Thomson from The STC Group, said: “We are completely shocked. We dedicate this award to the team and all their hard work. This award is for all the students and young people who have struggled to get a job in this borough.

 “For the borough to recognise our work is also such a great feeling.”

Havering Business Awards 2017/18 winners:

Apprentice of the Year Award – Sponsored by Ardleigh Green  

Ryan Barlow
Respondit Web Design

Growing Business of the Year Award - Sponsored by Haines Watts

The STC Group

New Business of the Year Award - Sponsored by SEGRO

Radfield Home Care Ltd
Havering & Brentwood

Small to Medium Business of the Year Award - Sponsored by Romford Recorder

Security Projects UK Ltd

Best Customer Service of the Year Award

Pandora Images Ltd

Large Business of the Year Award

Tesco PLC

Business Person of the Year Award

David Hodder
Respondit Web Design

Business of the Year Award

The STC Group

On the night, there were also performances from guitar duo – NIRIS, Havering Music School and Band Theft Audio.